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Archaeological settlement Sarvantepe

During archaeological excavations in 2009 close to the Chayli village of Gazakh region the ancient settlement was discovered.  The settlement is related to the Late Bronze Age - Early Iron Age. Archaeologists discovered the remains of structures from a raw brick and pebble, jugs, ceramics, ornaments, the stone implements related to the end of II - I millennium BC. All of these indicate the wide extension of agriculture and cattle breeding in the given territory.

According to the scientific employee of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of Azerbaijan National Academy of Science Shamil Nadjafov, the excavation were carried out on 125 sq. m out 1, 5 hectares of in the zone of Sarvantepe. The found out settlement is related to Khojali-Gadabay culture.

The dug out samples of material culture are brought to regional historical and local history museum and archaeological fund. It is expected to expand archaeological excavations on the settlement.